Empire State Building lit up purple for the launch of WeThe15

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On 19 August, more than 125 iconic landmarks, spanning 30 countries and multiple time-zones will light up purple, the international colour for disability to celebrate the Launch of WeThe15.

The global light up will be one of several activities to celebrate the launch of WeThe15, which aspires to be the biggest ever human rights movement to represent the world’s 1.2 billion persons with disabilities.

Want to know which landmark in your region is participating, see below!


Building Location
FNB Stadium Johannesburg, South Africa


Building Location
Old Walls of Jerusalem Jerusalem, Israel 
The Chord Bridge of Jerusalem Jerusalem, Israel 
Rainbow Bridge Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Skytree Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Metropolitan Highway Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Tokyo, Japan
KL Tower Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kingdom Tower Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Suntec City  Singapore
Ocean Financial Centre Singapore
Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay Singapore
Bugis+ Singapore
National Stadium Singapore
Singapore Flyer Singapore
Gardens by the Bay's Supertrees Singapore
Elgin Bridge Singapore
Coleman Bridge Singapore
Helix Bridge Singapore
The Fullerton Hotel Singapore Singapore
Clemenceau Bridge Singapore


Building Location
Hofburg, Imperial Palace Vienna, Austria
Vienna City Hall Vienna, Austria
Brussels City Hall - Grand Square Brussles, Belgium 
Belfius Tower Brussles, Belgium
Pula Arena Pula, Croatia
Petrin Lookout Tower Prague, Czech Republic
Aalborgtarent Denmark
Koldinghus Denmark
Industriens Hus Denmark
Esbjerg Vandtaarn Esbjerg, Denmark
Urban Platform Aarhus, Denmark
Joh. Baunes Plads Aarhus, Denmark
Light Line Aarhus, Denmark
Posthussmoegen Aarhus, Denmark
Vejle Musikteater Vejle, Denmark
DGI Huset Vejle, Denmark
Vejle Vindmoelle Vejle, Denmark
Tallinn TV Tower Tallinn, Estonia
Railway Station of Helsinki Helsinki, Finland
YLE Transmission Tower Helsinki, Finland
The Elysee (Presidents House) Paris, France
Ministry of Sport Paris, France
Paris 2024 HQ Paris, France
Paris City Hall Paris, France
Botzow Berlin Berlin, Germany
Olympiastadion Berlin GmbH Berlin, Germany
Ottobock Science Centre Berlin, Germany
Olympic Tower Munich, Germany
Ottobock HQ Duderastadt, Germany
DHL Post Tower Bonn, Germany
Harpa Reykjavik, Iceland
Perlan Reykjavik, Iceland
Mansion House Dublin, Ireland
Civic Offices Dublin, Ireland
City Hall Dublin, Ireland
Facebook Offices Dublin, Ireland
Colosseum Rome, Italy
Palazzo Pirelli (headquarter of Lombardy) Milan, Italy
Palazzo Marino (headquarter of the City of Milan) Milan, Italy
Palazzo Lombardia Milan, Italy
The Allianz Tower Milan, Italy
Palazzo del Municipio di Cortina d'Ampezzo Cortina, Italy
Polish Olympic Committee Building Warsaw, Poland
Palace of Science Warsaw, Poland
Ostankino Tower Moscow, Russia
Bratislava Castle Bratislava, Slovakia
Ljubljana Castle Ljubljana, Slovenia
el Palau de les Arts Valencia, Spain
La Plaza de Espana Sevilla, Spain
Friends Arena (Stockholm) Stockholm, Sweden
Munster Tower Berne, Switzerland
Jet d'Eau Geneva, Switzerland
Palais Wilson Geneva, Switzerland
Olympic Museum Lausanne, Switzerland
Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge Istanbul, Turkey
Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge Istanbul, Turkey
Blicking Hall Norfolk, UK
Top floor of City Hall (London’s Living Room) London, UK
Piccadilly Circus London, UK
Natural History Museum London, UK
BT Tower, London London, UK
Tottenham Hotspur Stadium London, UK
Portico Building - UCL London, UK
One Canada Sq London, UK
London Eye London, UK
London Stadium (Screen Only) London, UK
Houses of Parliament London, UK
Beacon of Light Sunderland, UK
Edinburgh Castle Edinburgh, UK
Murrayfield Edinburgh, UK
Hardwick Hall Derbyshire, UK
Corfe Castle Dorset, UK
St Georges Hall Liverpool, UK
Brighton Palace Pier Brighton, UK
Loughborough Campus Loughborough, UK
Titanic Building Belfast, UK
Belfast City Hall Belfast, UK


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Riverbank Footbridge Adelaide, Australia
Adelaide Entertainment Centre Adelaide, Austalia
Victoria Bridge Brisbane, Australia
Storey Bridge Brisbane, Australia
The National Carillon Canberra, Australia
Telstra Tower Canberra, Australia
The Royal Australian Mint Canberra, Australia
Old Parliament House Canberra, Australia
Nauru Sea Wall Naura
APEC Haus Port Moresby, PNG

South America

Building Location
Bestuurskantoor Aruba
Mineirao Stadium Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Central America

Building Location
Palacio De Bellas Artes Mexico City, Mexico

North America

Building Location
Niagara Falls Canada & USA
CN Tower Toronto, Canada
One Atlantic Centre Atlanta, USA
Centennial Olympic Park Atlanta, USA
Las Vegas City Hall Las Vegas, USA
Tropicana Field St. Petersburg, USA
Highmark Stadium, Home of the Buffalo Bills Buffalo, USA
Fore River Bridge Boston, USA
Burns Bridge Boston, USA
Zakim Bridge Boston, USA
Longfellow Bridge Boston, USA
Gillette Stadium Boston, USA
Aloha Tower Hawaii, USA
Ford Field Detroit, USA
T-Mobile Field, home ballpark of the Seattle Mariners Seattle, USA
875 North Michigan Avenue Chicago, USA
Lumen Field Seattle, USA
Bank of America Plaza Dallas, USA
Globe Life Park Dallas, USA
Reunion Tower Dallas, USA
Bridgestone Arena Nashville, USA
Memorial Stadium South Carolina, USA
M&T Bank Stadium Baltimore, USA
Empire State Building New York, USA
New York Stock Exchange New York, USA
Terminal Tower Cleveland, USA
Staples Centre Los Angeles, USA
Target Field Minneapolis, USA